University Development

GVSU holds historic virtual Board of Trustees meeting

The Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees held its April 24 meeting virtually because of the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order in Michigan.

Apr 24, 2020


GVSU names new vice president for Enrollment Development

Grand Valley State University has named B. Donta Truss as its new vice president for Enrollment Development.

Apr 24, 2020


GVSU will take direction from government and CDC on when to resume in-person education, said President Mantella

President Mantella said the events surrounding the pandemic will dictate when campus reopens to everyone. She said the IMT is developing a plan to reopen campus in stages over a period of weeks.

Apr 17, 2020


GVSU announces "test-optional" applications for fall 2021, earmarks $9M for students with hardships

President Philomena V. Mantella said, in an effort to reduce hardship and barriers for prospective students, Grand Valley will go "test-optional" for students applying for the fall 2021 entering class.

Apr 16, 2020


Virtual Laker town hall meeting held for students

President Philomena V. Mantella, along with other university leaders, held a virtual town hall meeting April 10 to update students on how the university is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 10, 2020


President Mantella holds first in a series of virtual Laker town hall meetings

President Philomena V. Mantella led a virtual town hall meeting April 6 to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the university.

Apr 6, 2020


Former UAW president Owen Bieber remembered for strong ties to GVSU, commitment to students

Owen Bieber, who died Feb. 17 at age 90, had strong ties to Grand Valley including the establishment of the Owen F. Bieber Scholarship Trust to support UAW members and their children.

Feb 18, 2020


So much to love about 2019 at Grand Valley

From the announcement of Grand Valley's fifth president, Philomena V. Mantella, to the women's soccer team winning a sixth national title, 2019 has been full of unforgettable moments. 

Dec 19, 2019


Lubbers addresses Class of 1969 golden reunion

President Emeritus Arend D. Lubbers addressed the Class of 1969 and their guests at a golden reunion event during Homecoming weekend and highlighted the influence alumni have at Grand Valley.

Oct 31, 2019


Homecoming events offer something for everyone

Homecoming at Grand Valley means much more than a football game. Many events are planned October 25-27 as the campus community and alumni celebrate being Lakers for a Lifetime.

Oct 22, 2019